Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The immersion of John, was it from heaven or from men?

New American Standard Bible

Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?”

King James Version

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?

Holman Bible

was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?”

International Standard Version

Was John's authority to baptize from heaven or from humans?"

American Standard Version

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?

Amplified

The baptism of John [the Baptist]—was it from heaven [that is, ordained by God] or from men?”

An Understandable Version

was the immersion of John [authorized] from heaven or from men?"

Anderson New Testament

Was the immersion of John from heaven, or from men?

Bible in Basic English

The baptism of John, was it from heaven or of men?

Common New Testament

the baptism of Johnwas it from heaven or from men?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

tell me, the baptism of John, was it a divine or a human institution?

Darby Translation

The baptism of John, was it of heaven or of men?

Godbey New Testament

Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men?

Goodspeed New Testament

Tell me, did John's baptism come from heaven or from men?"

John Wesley New Testament

And they reasoned among themselves,

Julia Smith Translation

Was the immersion of John of heaven, or of men

King James 2000

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?

Lexham Expanded Bible

The baptism of John--was [it] from heaven or from men?

Modern King James verseion

The baptism of John, was it from Heaven or from men?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The baptism of John: was it from heaven, or of men?"

Moffatt New Testament

did the baptism of John come from heaven or from men?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Was John's baptism from heaven or from man?"

NET Bible

John's baptism -- was it from heaven or from people?"

New Heart English Bible

the baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from man?"

Noyes New Testament

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?

Sawyer New Testament

Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men?

The Emphasized Bible

The immersion of John, Of heaven, was it, or of men?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is about John's baptism--was it of divine or of human origin?"

Webster

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?

Weymouth New Testament

"was John's baptism of Heavenly or of human origin?"

Williams New Testament

was John's baptism from heaven or from men?"

World English Bible

the baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?"

Worrell New Testament

The immersion of John, was it from Heaven, or of men?"

Worsley New Testament

Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?

Youngs Literal Translation

the baptism of John, from heaven was it, or from men?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
βάπτισμα 
Baptisma 
Usage: 14

of John
Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

was it
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

Context Readings

Jesus' Authority Challenged

3 And having answered, he said to them, I also will ask you one word, and ye tell me. 4 The immersion of John, was it from heaven or from men? 5 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we should say, From heaven, he will say, Why did ye not believe him?


Cross References

Luke 15:18

After rising, I will go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in thy sight.

Daniel 4:25-26

That thou shall be driven from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field. And thou shall be made to eat grass as oxen, and shall be wet with the dew of heaven. And seven times shall pass over thee till thou know t

Matthew 11:7-19

And while those men departed, Jesus began to say to the multitudes about John, What did ye go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

Matthew 17:11-12

And having answered, Jesus said to them, Elijah indeed comes first, and will restore all.

Matthew 21:25-32

The immersion of John, from where was it, from heaven or from men? And they deliberated with themselves, saying, If we should say, From heaven, he will say to us, Why then did ye not believe him?

Luke 7:28-35

For I say to you, among men born of women there is not one prophet greater than John the immerser, yet the smaller in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

John 1:6

A man came to be who was sent from God, his name was John.

John 1:19-28

And this is the testimony of John when the Jews sent forth priests and Levites from Jerusalem so that they might ask him, Who are thou?

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